combat

10.7.17

The Twisted and Terrible History of Men Fighting Bears

Kangaroos aren't the only animals who have been forced to face human beings in combat. We take a look at the centuries-old history of men stepping into the ring – or cage – to fight bears.

9.22.17

The Minister Helping Soldiers Deal with Trauma

"If they've had to kill someone, they later often start doubting that their actions did anything to protect innocent people. I can't take that feeling away, but I can help them cope with it."

10.18.16

MMA with Medieval Armour and Blunt Weapons

Every year there's a medieval combat tournament that takes place in a castle in Portugal; that means swords, full body armour, and shields.

8.3.16

Steaks, Girls in Underwear and Men in Camouflage: We Went to Europe's Largest Paintball Tournament

The Euro Big Game is the manliest fake war there is.

11.10.15

I Tried and Failed to Fight Someone on 'Tinder for Fights,' Because It Was Fake

We talked to the guys behind the viral marketing stunt.

9.21.15

After ISIS Killed His Friends, This Guy Founded a Security Firm to Kill ISIS

"Anyone who kills friends of mine has made himself my target. I won't stop until ISIS is destroyed."

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7.22.15

Do Sociopaths Make Better Soldiers?

Though you might think people who could kill without remorse would make perfect fighters, in reality it can be difficult to make it as a soldier without a conscience.

11.25.14

This Company Creates Custom Sex Toys for Disabled Veterans

What does a soldier do when he's sent home from combat, still young and lascivious, but no longer able to feel his dick? He buys a sex toy from Tom Stewart, the owner of Sportsheets.

5.15.14

Is the US Military About to Let Transgender Soldiers Serve?

Secretary of Defence Chuck Hagel is dropping hints that the time has come.

11.25.13

The Canadian Forces Still Can't Buy Decent Combat Boots

They're falling apart at the seams.

1.28.13

Should Women Be Allowed to Fight on the Frontline?

"Yeah, they can still cook while they're out there."